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Where angels fear to tread (1920)



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Author: Forster, E. M. (Edward Morgan), 1879-1970
Publisher: New York : A. A. Knopf
Year: 1920
Possible copyright status: NOT_IN_COPYRIGHT
Language: English
Call number: AJZ-9701
Digitizing sponsor: MSN
Book contributor: Kelly - University of Toronto
Collection: kellylibrary; bannedbooks; toronto

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Reviewer: will hauff - 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars - March 22, 2011
Subject: Where angels fear to tread
Interesting novel. It moves pretty quickly and has good characters. Smells a little of Henry James' "international situation" novels where the up-tight Britisher has his or her eyes opened by going to some "pagan" country like Italy. It is a false cliche these days --Britain being about as pagan as any other country, and the Italians as down to earth as most inhabitants of Earth-- but a century ago I assume the notion of traveling to Italy was a little like slumming to the English. If you can get past this cliche it is a good novel but, really, the ending is close to ridiculous in its improbability. The novel could use a bit more sublimity.

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